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territories. >> president obama echoes the message of calm for the american people and support for japan. but did he wait too long? >> president obama's under fire for sticking to his schedule. is he showing admirable discipline, or is it looking like a failure of leadership? >> especially with the espn picks. >> contribute to help the people who have been devastated in japan. >> i was impressed with his picks and his knowledge of players, but that wasn't what the american people needed to see yesterday. >> yesterday president obama called japan's prime minister to discuss the crisis. >> we've got a president who on top of this knows he's got to turn this economy around. >> in some ways the president just can't -- you can't win sometimes. >> the japanese government's credibility continues to sink by the day. >> two very different pieces of advice between the u.s. government and the japanese government -- >> american leaders may be saying what japanese citizens are not hearing. >> there's a tradition in japan of sort of toning down bad news. >> who's in charge of this response effort? is
.com. tomorrow night, friday night, we'll be here. >>> we're back with live breaking news. japan says it will accept technical help from the u.s. to fight the nuclear crisis. right now, it's a race to keep the reactors cool while getting the power back on. it could be the lifeline japan needs. >> we're bringing all available resources there to appropriately monitor the situation and protect american citizens. >> fear is growing in california and hawaii, and finally, the president speaks. >> i want to be very clear, we do not expect harmful levels of radiation to reach the united states. >> you're going to hear the president calm fears. >> let me rebeat that, we do not expect harmful levels of radiation to reach the west coast. >> no radiation, anyway, on incoming cargo or passengers. >> they have partially reinstated power to the plant. >> president obama echoes the message of calm for the people of japan, but did he wait too long? >> he's under fire for sticking to his schedule. is he showing admirable discipline, or is it looking like a failure of leadership? >> i was impressed with
with the espn picks. >> contribute to help the people who have been devastated in japan. >> i was impressed with his picks and his knowledge of players, but that wasn't what the american people needed to see yesterday. >> american leaders may be saying what japanese citizens are not hearing. >> who's in charge of this response effort? is it the government? is it tepco? >> reporter: these are the decisions that keep you alive. stay in the car or run for it. safety agency says smoke is rising from its number two nuclear reactor. this follows some very rare news and good news i might add. sendai, japan, where up to 600 americans have been stranded since the devastating earthquake and tsunami struck the region last friday. overnight, the state department authorized the voluntary evacuation of family members and dependents of american officials. one flight took off today, carrying just under 100 people. dallas-fort worth and chicago's o'hare airports have both reported radiation detected on planes arriving from japan. officials, though, say they were extremely low levels of radiation that should
. >> the situation appears more bleak by the day. >> dual disaster crippling japan. >> earthquake victims force today move away from the nuclear site as the crisis continues to get worse. >> radiation levels south of the plant spiked to 300 times the normal level today. >> pictures of smoke coming out of one of the reactors. >> new ruptures and fires releasing yet more radiation into the air in northern japan. >> none of us had any traces of radioactivity. when they checked our shoes, they did find. >> good thing or bad thing? >> that's a bad thing. >> inside the plant, those brave workers are still on the job. >> photos show extensive damage at three of four reactors there. >> plant workers in shifts of 50 are back at their posts. >> the fukushima nuclear plant for nearly an hour. >> 45 minutes later said they were allowing workers back. >> they crawl through the lib rinths of equipment in darkness with only their flashlight. >> there's the race to help victims homeless in a cold, japanese winter. >> nbc's lee cowan çmade it ba to tokyo. temperatures have dipped well below freezing, it is snowing
talked about those fires and being such a concern. >> well, right. japan has a large nuclear energy industry. they also have -- and there's a lot of concern in the country when they've had earthquakes about problems with it. they haven't had problems in general. so that was why he would -- the first thing he's going to say is, we haven't compromised our nuclear power plants. and i don't -- well, a tsunami going into a power plant can cause a lot of damage. but i don't know that they have any the areas at risk. it's pretty easy to map out before an event where your at-risk areas are. people would have known if they were in a tsunami danger zone before this event happened. the other thing, of course, is there is a magnitude 8.9 earthquake here beyond the tsunami. and that can damage a lot of facilities. >> talk to me about some of that damage. because we've seen some of the video out of tokyo. obviously that being a heavy populated area. it was a busy friday. it was 3:00 in the afternoon. and anyone that works in a city that's comparable to tokyo, take new york, for example, 3:00 on a
in japan. the situation there is nothing less of apocalyptic. >> the aftershock continuing to unsettling people for a fourth day. >> in japan, the water is receding, but the ground is still shaking and the danger is still growing. >> about ten minutes ago we got shaken pretty good in downtown tokyo. no food, no water, no heat, no shelter. >> only 10% of food and water they need. >> if it was just the quake, japan would have quickly gotten on its feet. but the tsunami seemed to knock it over the edge. >> across one expansive shoreline, 1,000 bodies washed up today. >> it should be right now the focus of search and rescue. >> i want to reiterate how heartbroken we are. >> humanitarian disaster being compounded by the potential for a nuclear nightmare. >> the threat to some survivors is getting worse. two nuclear plants are dangerously hot. >> 11 people were hurt when a second hydrogen explosion rocked a nuclear plant. >> at the fukushima nuclear plant in northeastern japan, reactors one and three are in partial meltdown. >> americans helping in the relief mission have been exposed. >> it i
makes military decisions on libya, and watches the crisis on japan while on a diplomat i can trip to south america. so of course, republicans attack him. >> besides jewel track diplomacy. >> some of my colleagues are upset that france may be in the lead. >> tea partiers and some democrats attacked the president, calling it a possible impeachable offense. >> only congress has the power to declare war. >> we haven't declared war. >> you know what, but we are in a war. >> i really don't believe we have an obligation to get involved. >> what if this ends and gadhafi is still in power. >> outcome is unknown, political objectives are really unclear. >> and the most bitter republican presidential campaign losers attack the president. >> less dithering, more decisiveness. >> never seen a worse case of decision making. >> and finding a republican that almost conjured up the courage to say he is running for president. >> i am announcing formation of an exploratory committee for running for the president of the united states. >>> it is day three of operation dawn. the mission to enforce a un
detectors. better, donate that money to earthquake relief in japan. >>> good evening from new york. at this hour, the united states is planning military action in libya against moammar gadhafi. last night, the united nations security council passed a resolution authorizing a no fly zone over libya and all necessary measures, excluding ground troops, to protect civilians against gadhafi. a french government spokesman said the attacks could commence within hours. that was last night. the british prime minister, david cameron, told the house of commons that britain will deploy tornado anti foon fighter jets to bases from which the use of force against gadhafi could take place. news of the imminent international military intervention inspired celebrations among libya's pro-democracy forces, centralized in benghazi and east libya. outside the city, his loyalist troops were poised to attack. earlier, gadhafi warned in a radio address, it's over. we are coming tonight, we will find you in your closets. we will have no mercy and no pity. that threat strengthened president obama's case for
. americans at airports, train stations, many of them deciding they are going to leave japan. hundreds of thousands of people, especially in the hardest-hit areas, are facing food stored edges. maybe today's snowfall would help matters, but think again. radioactivity hangs in the air until rain or snow brings it to the ground into the soil, the water, the food supply. thailand, south korea and singapore have now begun checking foods imported from japan, checking for radioactivity. american helicopter crew members were given capacity iodide after flying humanitarian efforts over japan and regulation detectors on the level of contamination. this airline has checked its flights from japan. none has been found so far, but they are recruiting inbound flights away from tokyo anyway. china canceling some flights to tokyo. in evacuating its citizens from its areas of highest rate radiation. workers have had some good news. rescue's continuing today include one elderly man, a 70-year-old woman. both of them trapped for more than 90 hours in the rubble. the ripple effects continue to be felt. ja
. but tonight, there is a real nuclear danger in japan. >> we have breaking news out of japan at this hour. there has been a massive 8.8 earthquake. >> midafternoon, tokyo, the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in japan leaves the nation's most high tech nation in the dark. >> the fifth strongest record since 1900. >> people panic for precautionary measures, a lot of train systems are stopped. >> this is back to tokyo. we have gotten reports of fires. >> over a million buildings in tokyo and surrounding suburbs are without power. >> minutes later, the tsunami floods japanese tows cal towns. the pictures are devastating. >> a 13 foot tsunami hit that area. >> tons of debris pushed inland. >> 230 bodies were found in the northeastern coastal areas. >> didn't take long for danger warnings to reach as far as hawaii and california. >> tsunami warning in place for the entire west coast. >> bill daley notified the president of the earthquake at 4:00 this morning. >> today's events remind us of how fragile life can be. we are going to stand with them as they recover and rebuild from the trage
at the reactor. >> we begin with the japan situation. it's apocalyptic >> the aftershocks unsettling people for a fourth day. >> the ground is still shaking and the danger is still growing. >> about 10 minutes ago, we were shaken pretty good here in downtown tokyo. >> no food, water, heat, or shelter. >> 10% of the food and water they need. >> for it was just the wake they would have gotten on their feet, but the tsunami knocked it over the edge. >> the shoreline, 1,000 bodies washed up today. >> the focus is on search and rescue. >> i want to reiterate how heartbroken we are. >> the disaster is compounded by a potential for a nuclear nightmare. >> the threat to survivors is getting worse. two nuclear plants are dangerously hot. >> a second hydrogen explosion rocked the plant. >> at the puck shimma nuclear plant, reactors 1 and 3 are in melt down. >> it's very telling for the ship that far out was detecting radiation. >> a fear of nuclear melt down is spreading to american politics and the debate over energy. >> senators are weighing in on nuclear power. >> we are willing to look at nuclear
that's happening in japan and not in the united states. >> is california prepared for a major earthquake? >> we clearly considered things like tsunamis and earthquakes. >> ironically while we are debating the budget here, on the other side of the aisle calls for 20% reduction in the national weather service. >> in washington, house democrats, house republicans get the spending cuts they want, including cuts for tsunami warning. >> the tsunami warning center has been cut. what does that mean? >> that gets people's attention when you hear that the pacific tsunami warning center has been cut. >> house republicans are defending cuts to foreign aid and ocean safety. >> this really is going to be crunch time the next three weeks. >> it will be the sixth, count them, sixth bill for this fiscal year. >> good evening from los angeles. right now, workers at japan's fukushima nuclear plant are trying to put out a fire at its number 4 reactor unit. the fire erupted in the outer housing of the reactor's containment vessel. last night, the storage pool of that same reactor caught fire. offi
in the nuclear nightmare in japan. it's tuesday morning and yesterday's black smoke at reactor two has given way to white smokes should a sign that it could be steam rising again. we now have word that power has been connected to yet another reactor, but it will still take a long time to get the crisis under control. ♪ [ fingers snapping ] [ woman announcing ] every subaru is responsibly built in a zero landfill plant. so it's no wonder they fit so naturally with spring. come to the subaru love spring event. get a subaru, and go love spring. [ man ] spring is finally here. lease a 2011 legacy 2.5i for $199 a month, now through march 31. >> that number falls sharply when asked if they approve how president obama is handling the situation. we will discussions the politics of all this next. in tonight's rewrite, the problem with the ridiculous name, odyssey dawn. tim pawlenty's announcement of a presidential exploratory committee could be the flashiest exploratory committee announcement ever. we're america's natural gas. and here's what we did today: we put almost three million americans to work.
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federal money no longer goes to the attacks on libya. >>> also, critical lessons from the japan nuclear power crisis. if you live within 50 miles of a nuclear power plant, and most of you do, just know there is no real evacuation plan if something goes wrong. >>> and glenn beck is back in the "rewrite." apparently we are in an epic battle of good versus evil. guess which side i'm on? >> we've got a flood. hits the road, the nose the angels start second guessing where they tread. ♪ cant one of a kind eyes? individualize with the covergirl exact eyelights collection. green eyes -- here's the look for you. blues, hazels, and browns have their look too. individualeyes! with exact eyelights from easy, breezy, beautiful covergirl. ♪ [ male announcer ] unrestrained. unexpected. and unlike any hybrid you have ever known. ♪ introducing the most fuel-efficient luxury car available. ♪ the radically new, 42 mile per gallon ct hybrid from lexus. ♪ welcome to the darker side of green. >>> this brutal dictator is threatening his people, saying he will show no mercy and go door to door huntin
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lessons from the japan nuclear power crisis. if you live within 50 miles of a nuclear power plant, and most of you do, just know there is no real evacuation plan if something goes wrong. >>> and glenn beck is back in the "rewrite." apparently we are in an epic battle of good versus evil. guess which side i'm on? om meogl veeek gwhneezing and my itchy eyes took refuge from the dust in here and the pollen outside. but with 24-hour zyrtec®, i get prescription strength relief from my worst allergy symptoms. it's the brand allergists recommend most. ♪ lily and i are back on the road again. where we belong. with zyrtec®, i can love the air®. >>> this brutal dictator is threatening his people, saying he will show no mercy and go door to door hunting people down, and we have the capacity under international sanction to do something about that when we can have some impact on that with a relatively modest contribution as part of a broader, international effort, then i absoluéemy believe the costs are outweighed by the benefits. >> some of the strongest criticism of president obama's
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